Police: Charges filed after false shooting report

Brandon Jones Tycere S. Bryant, MILLSBORO — Three persons were charged following an alleged falsely reported shooting incident, Delaware State Police said. According to spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, troopers were dispatched to a shots fired report on Monday at approximately 2 p.m.. Upon arrival in the area of Lynch and Daisey roads, three persons […]

Millsboro OKs Texas Roadhouse preliminary plans

MILLSBORO — Town of Millsboro leaders Monday formally welcomed Texas Roadhouse, approving a preliminary site plan – with contingencies – for a proposed western-themed steakhouse restaurant that would be sandwiched between the existing Taco Bell and a proposed Grotto Pizza in Peninsula Crossing. “Welcome to Millsboro, Texas Roadhouse,” said Millsboro Mayor Michelle Truitt. “We hope […]

Millsboro PD issues written warnings to out-of-staters

MILLSBORO — Calling it an “informational enforcement” campaign, Millsboro Police issued 76 written warnings to out-of-state visitors shopping locally last week. Officers made contacts at Lowe’s and BJ.’s Wholesale Club, from Friday through Sunday and provided copies of Gov. John Carney’s state of emergency order and 14-day quarantine requirements upon entering Delaware. “We were finding […]

Millsboro labyrinth offers outlet for meditation, prayer in crisis

MILLSBORO — Prayer and meditation are some ways people cope with crisis. That certainly is the world today. Protective masks, school closures, restrictions on travel, business and large gatherings, and stay-at-home orders and social distancing practice are the norm amid stress, anxiety, and fear of the unknown in everyday life magnified during the coronavirus crisis. […]

Millsboro man charged with failure to obey an emergency order

ELLENDALE — A 31-year-old Millsboro man was facing a failure to obey an emergency order charge after a Sunday traffic stop, authorities said. Ellendale Police Chief Bruce E. VonGoerres said he was parked at New Hope Community Center when two vehicles — one with spinning tires — allegedly sped past shortly after 1:30 p.m. A […]

Millsboro: Texas Roadhouse submits preliminary site plan

MILLSBORO – A well-known steakhouse chain is aiming to stake its claim to a link in the town of Millsboro’s growing highway commercial district. The town announced Monday that Texas Roadhouse has submitted a preliminary site plan with the intention of building a dine-in steakhouse restaurant along US 113. The preliminary site plan is on […]

Millsboro couple arrested for drugs during traffic stop

GEORGETOWN — A Millsboro man and woman were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop Friday night, Delaware State Police said. State police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the incident occurred at 8:39 p.m. when a trooper was traveling eastbound on U.S. 9 (Lewes-Georgetown Highway) approaching the Del. 30 intersection. A Chrysler 200 […]

Millsboro shooting incident injures one

MILLSBORO — A 41-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries when shot during a Wednesday night incident at a residence, authorities said. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said the wounded man arrived at Beebe Medical Center and troopers were contacted. Police determined that he was shot in the upper body while trying to […]

Women charged with aggravated menacing

MILLSBORO — Two women were arrested on an aggravated menacing charge following a domestic incident in the 20000 block of Laurel Road Sunday, authorities said. Erica M. Parks, 39, of Dagsboro and Crysta D. Adkins, 36, of Dover, were taken into custody without incident in a vehicle on Main Street, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master […]

Counties, municipalities take precautionary steps

Sussex County Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting this week, but the session will be condensed, and in-person public access will be limited, steps the county government is taking in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In Kent County, officials closed the Administrative Complex at 555 South Bay Road in Dover to the public until […]

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